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Unable to play BD-R or BD-RE discs in the Blu-ray Disc® (BD) player.
The Blu-ray Disc® (BD) player does not support BD-R and BD-RE discs right out of the box. However, a free firmware update is available that will provide compatibility with BD-R and BD-RE discs recorded in the BDMV format.
If your computer is equipped with a DVD burner and compatible burning software, you can download the update from the Drivers & Software section of the Sony® eSupport Web site and then burn your own update disc on a DVD-R or DVD-RW disc. If you do not have the capability of downloading and burning your own firmware update disc, you can register the BD player online at http://www.productregistration.sony.com/ and a firmware disc will be sent to you automatically; the shipping and receiving time for the disc is approximately 7-10 days via U.S. mail.
Last Modified Date:10-27-2008ID:C444112
Posted on Nov 29, 2008
If you tried firmware update and it doesn't work and its less than a year from the date of purchased call Samsung customer service and claim for warranty . Panasonic has the same issue without explanation.
Posted on Jul 25, 2009
To obtain the software update file, please call 1-800-BE-SHARP (23-74277). Save the update file into a USB drive.
with the update file into the BD
STORAGE/SERVICE terminal on
rear of this player.
“SETTINGS”, then press ENTER.
UPDATE”, then ENTER.
in the USB memory device.
and the version of the update file on the
USB memory device are displayed. To
update this player software with update
file, select “YES”, and press ENTER.
properly installed or the correct update
file cannot be found on the USB
memory device, an error message is
displayed.Check the file on the USB memory
device, and then reinsert the USB
memory device correctly.
while until the update screen can be
displayed. Please wait for the update
screen to appear. Do not unplug the AC
updated, a screen is displayed
indicating that the update process is
completed.If the update has failed, check the file
in the USB device and try Software
Posted on Oct 18, 2009
goto sharpusa.com and put in your model number. download the update to flashdrive and the update your blu ray..and it will then play
Posted on Apr 24, 2010
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